Last Activity:07-26-2012 4:45 PM
Posted in thread: First timer: Do i do it? on 07-04-2012 at 03:45 AM
The honey flavors you use will come out in the final mead. If you want a bold flavored honey
try buckwheat. If you find a good online honey distributor the often describe the flavors of
the different ...
Posted in thread: First mead (cyser) in primary. Questions and concerns. on 07-02-2012 at 08:09 PM
1.171 is a high OG, has fermentation started? I am unfamiliar with that yeast but it might be
hard to get started in that high of an OG.The quick search I just did says it can ferment up tp
12% that w...
Posted in thread: Oaking Suggestions on 07-02-2012 at 02:30 PM
I have fortified fig mead going and am going to oak it soon.6 lbs meadowfoam honey6 lbs
buckwheat honey6 lbs dried organic mission figs(chopped)2 lbs dried organic Turkish apricotsPut
the 3 lbs of eac...
Posted in thread: Buckwheat honey on 06-25-2012 at 06:02 PM
I bought it from real good. it comes to $4.16 per pound if you buy at least 6 pounds.
Posted in thread: recipe help on 06-25-2012 at 05:08 PM
Figured I would post the progress5/18sg: 1.045/22sg: 1.025/28S.g. 1.01 6/2: Sg still at
1.01Racked and stabilized 6/3Added 2 Ceylon cinnamon sticks 6/5: added 2 more cinnamon sticks.
6/6: back sweeten...
Posted in thread: Viking feast 2012 on 06-11-2012 at 12:41 AM
I think a gallon of honey is usually 12 lbs. And congrats on the turn out of your first mead.
Posted in thread: recipe help on 06-10-2012 at 10:31 PM
I am thinking of ageing this on some French and Hungarian oak cubes. How long can I expect to
keep it on the oak to get a benefit from them and what would be the max I would want to leave
it on them? ...
Posted in thread: traditional mead honey on 05-28-2012 at 04:54 PM
Ok so I ordered d21 and Fermaid K to use for these 2 meads. I have this already, is it the
same thing? It says to add the Fermaid K at the 1/3 break. What would I add for nutriants befor
the 1/3 sug...
Posted in thread: i got ripped off on 05-28-2012 at 04:44 AM
How can they possibly know (or claim) that the honey is organic? Or rather, any different than
what any other small apiary will sell you? I picked up a 5 gallon bucket late last year that
came out to ...
Posted in thread: i got ripped off on 05-28-2012 at 04:25 AM
I called a different place the other day about getting 5 gal, they said 4.50 a pond for
wildflower. He told me it was organic pure raw honey and that's the reason for the price. I
asked one of the peo...